Lady Pirates lose in overtime


By William Plaster - [email protected]



Pictured above is Lady Pirate Abby Gannon kicking the ball back into play.


ASHLAND, Ky. – The Belfry girls’ soccer team traveled to Ashland on Saturday to face the Boyd County Lady Lions. The Lady Pirates lost a close match in overtime by a final score of 4-3.

Kayla Gauze scored the first points of the match, for the Lady Pirates, off of a corner kick by Kelli Tackett during the 27th minute. That was the only goal scored during the first half and Belfry entered halftime with a one score lead.

Samantha Smith scored the first points of the second half during the 56th minute, unassisted, to put the Lady Pirates up to a two score lead.

Gracie Carroll scored the first point for the Lady Lions, unassisted, during the 73rd minute.

Smith added another score for the Lady Pirates, unassisted, during the 74th minute to put Belfry back on top with a two point advantage.

Destiny Goins scored for the Lady Lions, unassisted, during the 78th minute to make the score 3-2 in favor of Belfry.

Goins scored another goal during a penalty time extension to tie the game and send the match into overtime.

Goins also scored the final goal for Boyd County and sealed the win during sudden death to make the final score 3-4 in favor of Boyd County.

Boyd County attempted 25 shots on the goal and Belfry goalie, Kylea Stanley, had 13 saves during the match.

Belfry attempted eight shots on the goal and Boyd County goalie, Adara Lee had two saves during the match.

The Lady Pirates fall to a record of 6-7-1 and Boyd County rises to a record of 4-8-4 on the season. The Lady Pirates will host the Pikeville Lady Panthers on Oct, 1. at 6:00 p.m.

Pictured above is Lady Pirate Abby Gannon kicking the ball back into play.
http://williamsondailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_AbbyGannon.jpgPictured above is Lady Pirate Abby Gannon kicking the ball back into play.

By William Plaster

[email protected]

(William Plaster is the sports reporter for the Williamson Daily News, he can be reached at 304-235-4242 ext. 2274 or at [email protected] or on twitter @sidplaster)

(William Plaster is the sports reporter for the Williamson Daily News, he can be reached at 304-235-4242 ext. 2274 or at [email protected] or on twitter @sidplaster)

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